Agile, quick and athletic goaltender that performs well under pressure.
Nickname - “Flower”
Backstopped Penguins to Stanley Cup championship in 2009, coming up with clutch saves throughout the postseason.
Ranks 2nd in franchise history with 184 wins (Tom Barrasso, 226), 41 playoff wins (Barrasso, 56), 19 shutouts, (Barrasso, 22) and 5 playoff shutouts (Barrasso, 6).
Played 7 NHL seasons with Pittsburgh.
Recorded at least 35 wins in 4 of last 5 seasons (only year he didn’t was 2007-08 when he was limited to only 35 games played due to a high ankle sprain).
Produced a Hart Trophy-caliber season in 2010-11 with 36 wins, .918 save percentage and 2.32 goals-against average, carrying an injury-riddled team (350 man-games lost) down the stretch and tying for the division crown. Named Team MVP.
Recorded an 11-game winning streak from Nov. 17 to Dec. 11, 2010. Also tied career high with a 14-game unbeaten streak (13-0-1) from Nov. 12 to Dec. 11, 2010.
Owns franchise record for longest shutout streak of 150:14 from March 24 to 27, 2011.
Voted by the fans to his first All-Star Game in 2011.
Became 7th-youngest goaltender to 150 wins (25 years, 349 days) Nov. 12, 2010 vs. Tampa Bay.
Led Penguins to back-to-back Stanley Cup Final appearances (2008 and ‘09), winning 30 postseason games over that span.
Stopped 55 of 58 shots in triple overtime win over Red Wings in Game 5 of 2008 Stanley Cup Final in Detroit.
Won 100th career game March 1, 2009 at Dallas.
Recorded 40 wins in 2006-07, the 2nd-highest single-season total in team history (Tom Barrasso, 43, 1992-93).
Made NHL debut as 18-year-old in 2003. Played in season opener Oct. 10 vs. Los Angeles, stopping 46 of 48 shots, including a penalty shot.
Earned a gold medal as a member of Team Canada at 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
Played for Team Canada in World Junior Championships (2003, ‘04), earning
2 silver medals.
Played 3 seasons for Cape Breton of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, and part of a 4th season from 2000-04.
Martin Brodeur and Patrick Roy are his hockey idols.
Tennis is favorite sport other than hockey.
Engaged to long-time girlfriend Veronique.
Signed through 2014-15 season.